2 North Texas Men Get 30 Years in Prison in Unrelated Child Porn Cases

Two North Texas men convicted in unrelated child pornography cases were sentenced to lengthy prison stays, officials announced Tuesday.Ronald Eric Ary, 55, of Erath County, pleaded guilty in September 2016 to one count of distributing child pornography. He was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas. Ary admitted to using the internet and an instant messaging app to distribute and trade child porn, including a video involving an infant and an adult man, according to court documents. Robert Eugene Sanders, 74, of Hood County, pleaded guilty in July 2016 to one count of production of child pornography. He was sentenced Friday to 30 years in federal prison, a fine of $10,000 and ordered to pay close to $65,000 in restitution, Parker said. In August 2011, Sanders photographed two girls to engaging in sexually explicit conduct, according to court documents. Sanders has been in custody since he was arrested in May 2016 on a related federal criminal campaign, Parker said.   Continue reading...

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